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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-2010, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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I'm sorry if this is not in the good section but I'm new to the site and I tought it would be general discussion. I also searched and didn't find anything similar to what I,m asking so again sorry if it has already been discussed.

What I want is to know if it would be hard to add a 110V outlet in my car. I know there is two lighter plugs and I could either convert one to 110V or put a new one somewhere but I just want to be able to add a 110V plug to my car and see if you think it would be a hard job or something relatively easy to do.

I bought a 12V - 110V converter but it's bothering me since I plug it in often and it came with a fan that stays on when I shut down the car... it drained my battery twice in a year so now I need to disconnect the converter everytime I leave the car for more then 4-5 hours and I would like something easier to use then that.

Thanks for all the suggestion or guide in the replies.
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Just use a converter of the size that you need and use the cigarette lighter and unplug when use is complete. Why do you need a converter in the car anyway?

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Wire the inverter up to a relayed connection. The relay will be powered by something that is affected by RAP (Such as the sunroof fuse slot). When you turn the car off and open the door, the inverter will shut down too.

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